10 days in Tohoku Itinerary

10 days in Tohoku Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tohoku travel route planner

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Aizuwakamatsu
— 1 day
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Sendai
— 3 nights
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Nishiiwai-gun
— 2 nights
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Hachinohe
— 1 night
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Aomori
— 1 night

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Aizuwakamatsu

Aizuwakamatsu ©
Rich in culture and history, Aizuwakamatsu has retained much of its traditional character from its days as a feudal capital.
On the 31st (Sat), admire the striking features of Aizu Old Samurai Residences, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iimoriyama, take in the spiritual surroundings of Itsukushima Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Sazaedo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Tsuruga jo Castle.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aizuwakamatsu online travel route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Aizuwakamatsu is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in July, with highs in Aizuwakamatsu at 31°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Sendai.

Things to do in Aizuwakamatsu

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Tsuruga jo Castle
4.1
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Historic Site
Sazaedo
3.9
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Mountain
Iimoriyama
3.7

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Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
Visit Sendaijo Ato and Godaido for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Sendai: Matsushima-machi (Matsushima Bay, Zuiganji, &more) and Yamagata (Bunshokan & Risshaku-ji Temple). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dairin-ji Temple, don't miss a visit to Jozenji-dori Avenue, and explore the galleries of Zuihoden.

Plan my day in Sendai using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Aizuwakamatsu to Sendai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Sendai can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Nishiiwai-gun.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Castle
Sendaijo Ato
3.5
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Religious Site
Risshaku-ji Temple
4.4
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Religious Site
Entsu-in Temple
4.4

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Nishiiwai-gun

Nishiiwai-gun ©
On the 4th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuson-ji Konjiki-do, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuson-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyu Oi-do, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mine Yakushi-do, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Motsu-ji Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nishiiwai-gun online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sendai to Nishiiwai-gun in 1.5 hours. In August in Nishiiwai-gun, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Hachinohe.

Things to do in Nishiiwai-gun

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Chuson-ji Temple
4.3
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Historic Site
Motsu-ji Temple
4.0
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Religious Site
Chuson-ji Konjiki-do
4.5

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Hachinohe

Hachinohe ©
Tourism in Hachinohe centers around the port city's scenic coastline, lively food markets, and picturesque island with thousands of black-tailed gulls.
On the 5th (Thu), engage your brain at Misawa Aviation & Science Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oirase River.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hachinohe trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Nishiiwai-gun to Hachinohe takes 3 hours. Traveling from Nishiiwai-gun in August, expect nights in Hachinohe to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Aomori.

Things to do in Hachinohe

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Shopping Mall
Hasshoku Center
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Water Body
Oirase River
4.5

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Aomori

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the natural beauty of Manjufukashi, delve into the distant past at Sannai-Maruyama Site, then hunt for treasures at Aomori Gyosai Center Honten, then don't miss a visit to Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, and finally browse the different shops at A-FACTORY.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Aomori trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Hachinohe to Aomori in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aomori

Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Shopping Mall
A-FACTORY
3.8
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Architectural Building
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
4.2